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Chaffin, Tom

Summary: Thomas Jefferson first met the Marquis de Lafayette in 1781, when the young French-born general was dispatched to Virginia to assist Jefferson, then the state's governor, in fighting off the British. The two could not have seemed more different. When Jefferson moved to Paris three years later as a diplomat, speaking little French and in need of a partner, their friendship began in earnest....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 CHA

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: Recounts life in early colonial America leading up to the famous tea tax protest that pushed the colonies and the British closer to war, using the stories of Felicity Merriman and how she became caught in between the two sides of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAL

Grundset, Eric.

Contents: Developing a South Carolina and Tennessee research strategy -- Major research centers in North Carolina and Tennessee and elsewhere with pertinent Revolutionary War collections -- Geographical factors affecting research in North Carolina and Tennessee -- Pre-revolutionary events in the Province of North Carolina -- General histories of the American Revolution in North Carolina and Tennessee --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3756 Grundset

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: Describes the Boston Tea Party, including the events leading up to the party, its immediate effects on American-British relations, and why it is still an important event today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 KRU

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA BASKET

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Summary: They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2000

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Taylor, Maureen Alice.

Summary: This collection of images assigns faces to an un-illustrated war and tells the stories of our nation's Founding Fathers and Mothers. It is a much-needed contribution to the history of the American Revolution, the history of the early Republic, and the history of photography.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kent State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.373 Taylor Vol. 1
Call number: R GEN 929.373 Taylor Vol. 2

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-travelling Golden retriever and young Isaac Pope come together in 1776 during Washington's retreat after the Battle of Long Island, and Ranger stays with Isaac while he slowly recovers from Smallpox--but Ranger's real mission comes later when Isaac is sent to spy out the Hessian troops' intentions before the Battle of Trenton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Zabin, Serena R.

Summary: The story of the Boston Massacre--when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death--is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning, many accounts have obscured a fascinating truth: the Massacre arose from conflicts that were as personal as they were political. Professor Serena Zabin draws on original sources and lively stories to follow British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ZAB

Peden, Henry C.

Summary: This book is the winner of the 1993 Norris Harris Award. It was compiled for the purpose of serving as a "one volume research tool" for identifying the patriots, soldiers, seamen, and civil officers from Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who served in the Am

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Bend Books 2000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3752 PED

Grundset, Eric

Contents: Developing a Massachusetts and Maine research strategy -- Major research centers in Massachusetts and Maine and elsewhere -- Geographical factors: affecting research in Massachusetts and Maine -- Pre-revolutionary events in the province of Massachusetts -- General histories of the American Revolution in Massachusetts -- General revolutionary war sources -- The government of massachusetts as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.374 Grundset

Grundset, Eric.

Contents: Developing a New York State research strategy -- Major research centers in New York State and elsewhere with Revolutionary War collections -- Geographical factors affecting research in New York State suggested sources for New York georgraphy to help determine place of residence of individuals -- Pre-revolutionary events in the province of New York -- General histories of the American Revolution...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Grundset

Beck, Derek W.

Summary: Few Americans know that the Revolutionary War did not begin with the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 but over a year earlier in April 1775. Beck draws on previously unpublished documents to tell the full story of the war before American independence-from both sides.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 BEC

Robinson, Daniel N.

Summary: Explores the principles that guided the founding of the United States, the conditions that led to the break with Great Britain, and the creation of such founding documents as the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.2 AME

Yomtov, Nelson.

Summary: "Describes the dangerous missions of several Revolutionary War spies"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.385 YOM

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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Hering, Marianne.

Summary: When the Imagination Station sends time-traveling cousins Patrick and Beth to a ship that is captured by the British during the Revolutionary War, they are befriended by James Forten, a free Black of Philadelphia, and help save the life of an imprisoned boy dying of scurvy. Includes a secret word puzzle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hering

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: The true story of James Lafayette, a spy in the American Revolution. After America won its freedom, James returned to slavery. But James's fight for freedom wasn't over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SPY

Omoth, Tyler

Summary: "The American Revolution was a war that allowed the birth of a new country. Secrets of the American Revolution reveals little-known stories of the people, weapons, and battles that have affected the maps on our walls and the allegiances in our hearts."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3 OMO

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George Washington had come to realize that the only way to defeat the British Empire was with the help of the French navy. But as he had learned after two years of trying, coordinating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 PHI

Di Spigna, Christian

Summary: A detailed portrait of Founding Father, Dr. Joseph Warren, examines his work as an architect of the colonial rebellion, before his hero's death at Bunker Hill obscured his essential role in America's independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARREN, JOSEPH DIP

Grundset, Eric

Summary: Rhode Island in the American Revolution: A Source Guide for Genealogists and Historians provides detailed information on the availability of manuscript and archival material that exists for the Ocean State for the period of the Revolutionary War along with listings of historical and genealogical studies that have been published and which supplement the original sources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3745 Grundset

Hoock, Holger

Summary: "The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It's a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock shows in this ... account of America's founding, the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 HOO

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